CIVIL SERVICE LAWS & RULES

Constitutional Provisions

Extracts from the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973.

Article 240 – Part XII Miscellaneous, Chapter I– Services.–

        Subject to the Constitution, the appointments to and the conditions of service of persons in the service of Pakistan shall be determined– (a) in the case of the services of the Federation, posts in connection with the affairs of the Federation and All Pakistan Service, by or under Act of **[Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament)]; and (b) in the case of the services of a Province and posts in connection with the affairs of a Province, by or under Act of the Provincial Assembly.

Article 241

        Until the appropriate Legislature makes a law under Article 240, all rules & orders in force immediately before the commencing day shall, so far as consistent with the provisions of the Constitution, continue in force and may be amended from time to time by the Federal Government or, as the case may be, the Provincial Government.